Job Posting 91381

Community Living Worker
Sources Community Resources Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Surrey, BC
closed 2 days ago (Fri, 3 Feb)
part time  •  20.94 per hour

January 25, 2023| EXTERNAL/INTERNAL JOB POSTING 

COMPETITION NO. 22-004

Position: Community Living Worker- Life Skills Programs

Location:  Newton and Community

Hours: 30 hours per week

 

We are looking for a Life Skills Instructor to work both as a team member in our adult day program and independently in the community. Successful candidates will have education and/or relevant experience to support adults with diverse abilities in their endeavours to live dignified, meaningful, and independent lives.

 

About Sources

SOURCES is a community-based non-profit organization providing support and hope to communities in the Lower Mainland, on Vancouver Island, and across Northern BC.  Sources strives to create vibrant and resilient communities through support to adults, children, youth, and families facing challenges in life such as mental health, disability, poverty, substance use, and conflict. We support our communities through leadership, education, and volunteerism.

 

Sources is committed to learning about, celebrating and incorporating Indigenous knowledge into our practices as we continue our work in truth and reconciliation. People of all races, cultures, ethnicities, LGBTQ2S+, and abilities are welcomed to work with us. We value diversity, respect, and collaboration as we promote our mission: social wellness for our community.

Description of position

The Life Skills program is a multi-faceted service that has been running since the early 80’s, offering individuals a wide range of center and community-based services. Our diverse, talented and experienced staff continually strive to expand the participant’s horizons and life opportunities.  We place a strong emphasis on developing confidence through meaningful activities and learning experiences that promote healthy relationships, self-expression, and inclusiveness for clients in their own communities. Person-centered, we endeavour to assist a range of clients in progressing to their highest potential while also providing on-going supports to ensure long-term stability and quality of life.

General Responsibilities:

  • Supporting clients with personal care needs as needed
  • Behaviour and communication support
  • Direct client support through modelling and teaching
  • Reporting and documentation
  • Engaging in positive and meaningful supports with service users
  • Working cohesively with a team of caring and compassionate professionals
  • Ability to work independently in the community with clients in their homes/community
  • Understanding of person-centered approach

 

Program Specific Responsibilities:

 

  • Participate in all Life Skill Center Programs when necessary
  • Driver’s License and clean driving record. Class 4 License upon hire or within 1 years’ time
  • Experience working with people with developmental/physical barriers.
  • Training and/ or experience working with clients with behavioural challenges, issues related to mental health or dual diagnosis is a strong asset.
  • Familiarity with Community Inclusion and the goals of Community Living British Columbia.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, take initiative and actively use critical thinking skills
  • Proof of vaccine required as per funder’s requirement
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, take initiative and actively use critical thinking skills.
  • Must be comfortable in providing personal care supports such as lifting and transferring, feeding and toilet assistance for clients needing personal care assistance, if required.

Qualifications:

  • Effectively utilize Office suite including Excel, Word, Outlook and central data systems
  • Minimum 1-year post-secondary education, preferably in behavior sciences, social work, community social services or the demonstrated equivalent through past work experience
  • Effectively communicate professionally, verbally and written in English
  • Criminal Records check through the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General Criminal Records Review Program Valid Class 5 BC Driver's License and driver's abstract

Start Date: February 13th, 2023.

Salary: $20.94 to start

Benefits:

  • 100% employer paid coverage for extended health and dental
  • Long term disability, life insurance, critical illness insurance, accidental death & dismemberment coverage
  • Employee & Family Assistance plan
  • Pension plan
  • Generous paid time off, starting at 3 weeks 

Closing Date: February 03, 2023.  Internal candidates will be contacted by February 7th, 2023.

 

How to apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to Christine Diamond, Community Inclusion Manager-Surrey, . Please include where you saw this job posting in your email. Thank you.

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